City restores full funding to agencies

City restores full funding to agencies

After a city budget initially was approved which slashed special appropriations to certain outside agencies by 5 percent, Mount Airy officials have re...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Early morning fire destroys Toast home

TOAST — An early morning fire destroyed a home off Franklin Road Saturday in the Toast community.Franklin Volunteer Fire Department Chief Johnny...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy native reaches career

Mount Airy native reaches career

Mount Airy native and North Surry High School grad Bill Hayes reached a milestone in his career recently, with his 1,000th television program on the a...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Students help shelter in a big way

Students help shelter in a big way

North Surry High School students have made a big difference in the lives of children housed at the Shepherd’s House, according to the homeless s...

June 24th, 2017 |  


62 students receive Armfield scholarships

62 students receive Armfield scholarships

The Edward M. Armfield Sr. Foundation presented scholarships to 62 Surry County students in a recent ceremony, followed by a reception, held at the Sh...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Federal drug sting nets 3 Surry residents

Federal drug sting nets 3 Surry residents

Multiple law enforcement agencies rolled through the Surry County and southern Virginia’s drug trafficking community, resulting in more than 20 ...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Dobson water, sewer rates go up

Dobson water, sewer rates go up

DOBSON — Dobson’s property tax rate will remain the same, while water and sewer customers will see slight increases to those rates.Thursda...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Man jailed in rock-throwing incidents

Man jailed in rock-throwing incidents

A Mount Airy man has been charged with 15 offenses, including eight felonies, stemming from break-ins and property damage at various locations where h...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Mountain View installs new officers

Mountain View installs new officers

At its May meeting, the Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club had its installation of new officers for the ensuing year. Officers for the 2017-2018 term...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


College offers old time, traditional music camp

College offers old time, traditional music camp

Registration is going on now for the Surry Old Time and Traditional Music Camp at Surry Community College in Dobson.Children ages 8 through 14 with an...

June 23rd, 2017 |